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Jeremiah Wilsey
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1839
Lenawee County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 31, 1928
Michigan, USA

Son of Jeremiah & Betsey Wilsey

1860 MI Census Lenawee Co Woodstock
Jeramiah Wilsey 59
Betsy Wilsey 55
Eliza Wilsey 27
Jeramiah Wilsey 20
Henry Wilsey 18
William Wilsey 16

1870 MI Census Lenawee Co Woodstock
Jemiah Wilsey 30
Eliza Wilsey 21

1880 MI Census Lenawee Co Woodstock
Jermiah Wilsey 41
Eliza Wilsey 31
Mardj D. Wilsey 6
Hugh Wilsey 4
Anna B. Wilsey 2

1900 MI Census Lenawee Co Woodstock
Jeremiah Wilsey 60
Elizza Wilsey 50
Hugh Wilsey 24
Grace Wilsey 15
Lucy Wilsey 12
J Eaton Wilsey 10

1910 MI Census Lenawee Co Woodstock
Jeremiah Wilsey 70
Eliza Wilsey 61
Eaton Wilsey 20
Willard Hibbard 26
Grace Hibbard 25
John W Hibbard 10/12[0]

1920 MI Census Jackson Co Jackson
Jeremiah Wilsey 80
Eliza Wilsey 70
Anna B Wilsey 42

*Civil War Veteran* Grand Army of the Republic.
Wilsey, Jeremiah, Lenawee County, Michigan. Enlisted in Company I, Fourth Mich. Infantry, 16 September 1861. Farmer by trade. Brother of Henry. Wounded during the Peninsula Campaign. Taken prisoner at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 2 July 1863. Held at Belle Island, Richmond, Virginia, and Andersonville, Georgia, for 21 months. Prisoner until March 31, 1865. After release sent to Vicksburg, Mississippi then to Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Left Jefferson Barracks in April and was sent to Benton Barracks. Received a furlough for thirty days and reported to Camp Chase, Ohio, 2 June 1865. Discharged at expiration of term of service at Detroit, Michigan, June 5, 1865. Resided in Addison, Lenawee Co Michigan after service. (credit www.4thmichigan.com/4th_michigan_roster.htm) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeremiah Wilsey (1801 - 1876)
  Betsey Sanders Wilsey (1805 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza J Babcock Wilsey (1842 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Hugh Harry Wilsey (1875 - 1908)*
  Ina B Wilsey (1878 - 1932)*
  Jay Eaton Wilsey (1890 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha M. Wilsey Gates (1825 - 1865)**
  Jeshuron Wilsey (1827 - 1848)**
  Isaiah J. Lucas (1829 - 1905)**
  Jane Wilsey Reynolds (1831 - 1894)*
  Eliza M Wilsey Parkhurst (1832 - 1915)*
  Betsey Wilsey Kane (1835 - 1916)*
  Ann Wilsey Griffith (1837 - 1873)*
  Jeremiah Wilsey (1839 - 1928)
  Henry Wilsey (1841 - 1864)*
  William Wilsey (1844 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Brooklyn
Jackson County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Payton Kane
Originally Created by: Deb Hayes-Wolfe
Record added: Nov 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23055837
Jeremiah Wilsey
Added by: 4th Michigan Infantry
 
Jeremiah Wilsey
Added by: 4th Michigan Infantry
 
Jeremiah Wilsey
Added by: Deb Hayes-Wolfe
 
 
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Thank you for your dedicated service as a soldier in the Fourth Michigan Infantry. May you rest in honor.
- 4th Michigan Infantry
 Added: Aug. 13, 2012

- D. Curtis
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012
 
 
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